I’ve started a blog probably five times and each time I’ve eventually either grown bored and stopped posting, forgot about it, lost inspiration… but all have died for one reason or another. This blog has been enjoyable to write. If any of the followers I have recently and surprisingly gained actually do end up reading… Continue reading A Reflection
It’s been a big couple of weeks for Nike. They finally rolled out their Plus Size workout line for women that was announced back in July 2016. There are over 200 items in the line, including bras, tops, pants, shorts and jackets from sizes 1X to 3X, bras going up to a size 38E, reported… Continue reading Let’s talk about Nike
If you want to be a model these days, you’re going to have to put on a few more pounds. Oh, but only in the right areas or you won’t get hired at all. In the plus size modeling industry, designers hire the “smaller” plus sized women and then “fatten” them up with conveniently placed… Continue reading You’re Just Not Fat Enough
If you’re keeping up with anything fashion this week, you should have heard at least one groundbreaking snippet regarding the plus-size world. New York Fashion Week, one of the biggest fashion shows in the world happened this week and included a grand total of 27 plus size models in their show, including Ashley Graham, arguably… Continue reading This Week in Plus-Size Fashion
One of the hardest things as a plus size woman is finding a style. For some women, their style is simply what fits and what is inexpensive. Many boutiques and stores that specialize in plus-size clothing can be very pricey compared to standard size stores. For example, a pair of jeans from Torrid is nearly $60, whereas… Continue reading Style Inspiration
The media momentarily broke for a moment in 2016. And I’m not talking about Kim Kardashian’s nude selfie on Instagram. For the first time ever, a plus-size model graced the cover of the famous swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated. This edition of the magazine has been covered by the likes of Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigan,… Continue reading Body Positivity
You’ve all heard it before. It’s a scary term. Plus size. Whether you are plus size or not, that term seems to scare people away. “Normal size” people don’t want to be offensive and plus size people seem to think the term just means fat (it doesn’t). And for some reason, for many high fashion… Continue reading Plus-size, the new normal?